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Oct 14, 2012 10:30am EDT
taught by the government that gay marriage and traditional marriage are both the same. >> several churches and faith-based groups have joined in the yes campaign. a minnesota law passed in 1997 already prohibits same-sex marriage. but proponents say absent constitutional protection that could change at the whim of a judge or legislature with daunting consequences for institutions and people of faith who oppose gay marriage. >> catholic charities, for instance, in boston, they were mandated after same-sex marriage was legalized there by the legislature -- it was mandated that they place children in their adoption agency within same-sex couples, and of course, that violated the conscience of roman catholics there and they were forced to close their doors. >> it's such concerns that have drawn volunteers to the minnesotans for marriage phone banks. tommy burns, a father of six, is a recent transplant from massachusetts. >> when i think back to, again, to what happened in massachusetts and new york, when politicians can push that through on the people, it's disheartening. so again, i
Oct 7, 2012 10:00am PDT
neighborhood. through a combination of government and private funds, young people are paid to work in the gardens and also learn to cook the food they grow. >> the other challenge is people don't really know what to do with food. you know, they're not sure how to cook fresh vegetables. so it's easier to buy meat and make french fries, right? and so what you end up with is kids who have full bellies, but they're starved. >> reporter: food deserts contribute to high rates of diabetes, obesity, and cardiovascular disease. the problem is particularly acute in areas where the only option for food shopping is a small neighborhood convenience store. >> we really need to care about the entire person, holistically. if we're just caring about a person's soul, their spiritual part, then we're not really caring about people. >> reporter: kevin brown grew up in holly grove, another neighborhood devastated by hurricane katrina. his father was the pastor of a church in the neighborhood. >> in our community, there was a high incidence of heart disease, diabetes and food-related illnesses. and so we envis
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